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Vincent Edward Scully is a The Bronx, New York born American sportscaster best known in MLB for being the commentator for Los Angeles Dodgers team. Born on 29 November 1927, Vin is a Roman Catholic of Irish decent. One of the top sports announcer in America, Vin has been active in his profession since 1950.

A well-known personality when it comes to sports announcing, one may wonder how rich is Vin Scully as of now? As of early 2016, Vin counts his net worth at the amount of $5 million. Needless to say, his involvement in the field of sports and the media as a sportscaster which has been his career for more than half a century is the major source of his income. His appearance on television and radio as a play-by-play announcer has also been significant in earning his net worth.

Vin Scully Net Worth $5 Million

Raised in Washington Heights and The Bronx, Vin attended Fordham Preparatory School. Listening to the radio sports broadcasts, he was attracted towards the profession as a schoolboy. But before he could work on his interest, Vin served in the United States Navy for two years and then started his career as a journalist and student broadcaster while he attended Fordham University. While he was still at the university, he also helped found FM radio station WFUV. He also played for the Fordham Rams baseball team, and called radio broadcasts at the university games.

Eventually, Vin was signed to CBS Radio Network in 1949, and began by covering college football games. In 1950, Scully joined the Brooklyn Dodgers – as they were then – and started announcing their games, appearing on television and broadcasting on radio along with other sportscasters Red Barber and Connie Desmond. He became quite popular for his unbiased narration style, and became an integral part of Dodgers. Later, when they changed their location to Los Angesles, Vin stayed with the team and went to Los Angeles to call its games.

As Vin’s descriptions of games became even more popular in Southern California, his net worth began to rise more and more. Although his career as a baseball sportscaster flourished, he retained his credentials in football as well, in association with CBS TV Sports, commentating on NFL games. Later, in 1983, he left his job at CBS over some disputes to join NBC, and worked there for seven years. Vin Scully retired from his job at NBC to return and concentrate on Dodgers games. Needless to say, all of these jobs and his hard work have paid him in millions over the years to make Vin Scully a multi-millionaire as of now.

For his contributions towards sports during his career, Vin has received several accolades including Ford Frick Award from National Baseball Hall of Fame. In 1995, he was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame. Scully was also named as the National Sportscaster of the Year by National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association for three years, ’65, ’78, and ’82. 32 times Californian Sports Broadcaster of the year. and inducted into the California Sportscasters Hall Of Fame in 1991. Obviously, all of these rewards and honors have helped contribute to Scully’s prominence in his profession.

As for his personal life, 88 years old Vin currently resides at Westlake Village, California with his wife Sandra Hunt, who he married in 1973. Vin has married Joan Crawford in 1958, but she died of an accidental medical overdose when the couple was in their fifteenth year of marriage, their son was later killed in a helicopter crash. As of now, Vin Scully still calls some Dodgers games, but also enjoys his semi-retirement, while his present net worth of $5 million caters to his daily life.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Secret in Their Eyes2015Voice of the Dodgers (voice)
MLB 20022001Video GamePlay-by-Play Announcer (voice)
The X-Files1999TV SeriesBaseball Announcer
Brooklyn Bridge1991TV SeriesVoice of the Dodgers
Highway to Heaven1985TV SeriesL.A. Dodgers Radio Announcer
RCA's Opening Night1973TV MovieAnnouncer
Occasional Wife1966-1967TV SeriesNarrator
Fireball 5001966The Narrator (voice)
Zebra in the Kitchen1965Dodger Game Broadcaster (voice, uncredited)
The Fugitive1964TV SeriesBaseball Announcer
The Joey Bishop Show1964TV SeriesAnnouncer for the Dodgers-Mets Game
Mister Ed1963TV SeriesAnnouncer
Alcoa Premiere1962TV SeriesAnnouncer
Experiment in Terror1962Vin Scully - Dodgers Game Announcer (voice, uncredited)
The New Breed1961TV SeriesBaseball Announcer
General Electric Theater1960TV SeriesSports Announcer
Wake Me When It's Over1960CBS Newscaster (uncredited)

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Simpsons2016TV Series we'll miss you - 1 episode
The 8-Bit Cup2014Documentary short thanks
Game 62005very special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kid Pitch2010TV SeriesHimself
Prime 92010TV SeriesHimself
Bluetopia: The LA Dodgers Movie2009DocumentaryHimself
Jose Canseco: Last Shot2008TV Movie documentaryHimself (voice)
Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Bucket List2007Himself (voice, uncredited)
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Dodger Dugout2004TV SeriesHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Play Ball!: The Authentic Little League Baseball Guide to Rules & Regulations2003VideoHimself (voice)
For Love of the Game1999Himself
Baseball1994TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Late Night with David Letterman1990TV SeriesHimself
100 Years: A Visual History of the Dodgers1990Video documentaryHimself
1989 National League Championship Series1989TV SeriesHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1989 MLB All-Star Game1989TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1988 World Series Video: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Oakland A's1988VideoHimself
1987 National League Championship Series1987TV SeriesHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1987 MLB All-Star Game1987TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1986 World Series1986TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer / Himself
1985 National League Championship Series1985TV SeriesHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1985 MLB All-Star Game1985TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1984TV MovieHimself
1984 World Series1984TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1983 National League Championship Series1983TV SeriesHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1983 MLB All-Star Game1983TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1981 NFC Championship Game1982TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
The Annual Friars Club Tribute Presents a Salute to Milton Berle1980TV MovieHimself
1977 NFC Championship Game1978TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
Celebrity Challenge of the Sexes1977TV SpecialHimself
The NFL on CBS1976TV SeriesHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1975 NFC Championship Game1976TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1974 World Series1974TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Color Commentator
The Vin Scully Show1973TV SeriesHimself - Host
Louis Kahn: Architect1972Documentary shortNarrator (as Vincent Scully)
Laugh-In1971-1972TV SeriesHimself - Guest Performer
The Carol Burnett Show1970TV SeriesHimself
It Takes Two1969-1970TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Jonathan Winters Show1968TV SeriesHimself
The Party1968Himself - Vin Scully (voice, uncredited)
First Annual All-Star Celebrity Baseball Game1967TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
78th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade1967TV MovieHimself - Host
Game of the Week1966TV SeriesHimself - Announcer (1983-1989)
1966 World Series1966TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Color Commentator
1965 World Series1965TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1963 World Series1963TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1963 MLB All-Star Game1963TV SpecialHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
Bachelor in Paradise1961Himself - Dodgers Game Announcer (uncredited)
Michael Shayne1961TV SeriesHimself
1959 World Series1959TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1956 World Series1956TV SeriesHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
The Ed Sullivan Show1956TV SeriesHimself
1955 World Series1955TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
1953 World Series1953TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Play-by-Play Announcer
Major League Baseball on NBC1947TV SeriesHimself
Face the Nation2016TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2016TV SeriesHimself
Weekend Today2016TV SeriesHimself
Mike & Mike2016TV SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Dodgers Play-by-Play Announcer / Himself - Baseball Play-by-Play Announcer
Welcome to Dodgertown2015DocumentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Dodgers Play-byPlay Announcer / Himself - Los Angeles Dodgers Play-By-Play Announcer / Himself - Baseball Announcer / ...
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2016TV SeriesHimself - Announcing Dodgers-Brewers Game
30 for 302010-2012TV Series documentaryHimself
Catching Hell2011DocumentaryHimself
Costas Now2006TV SeriesHimself - Baseball Announcer
Game 62005Himself - Game Announcer (uncredited)
Reverse of the Curse of the Bambino2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Beyond the Glory2004TV Series documentaryHimself
100 Years of the World Series2003Video documentaryHimself
The Curse of the Bambino2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History2001Video documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The 50 Greatest Home Runs in Baseball History1992Video documentaryAnnouncer

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1996Lifetime Achievement AwardSports Emmy Awards
1982Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameRadioAwarded on June 9, 1982 at 6675 Hollywood Blvd.

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1976Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sports PersonalityFor "The Masters" golf coverage.


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#Fact
1He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award, by President Barack Obama, in a live televised ceremony held in the East Room of the White House, on November 22, 2016, along with twenty other recipients, the the largest, and final Medal of Freedom ceremony of Obama's presidency. At this ceremony, the twenty-one recipients, in alphabetical order, included: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Elouise Cobell (posthumous award given to her son), Ellen DeGeneres, Robert De Niro, Richard Garwin, Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, Frank Gehry, Margaret Hamilton (as Margaret H. Hamilton), Tom Hanks, Rear Admiral Grace Hopper (posthumous award given to her niece), Michael Jordan, Maya Lin, Lorne Michaels, Newton Minow, Eduardo Padron (as Eduardo Padrón), Robert Redford, Diana Ross, Vin Scully, Bruce Springsteen, and Cicely Tyson.
2Induced into the Fordham University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1977.
3In July 2014, the Dodgers announced that Vin Scully will return (for his 66th year) as their broadcaster for the 2015 season.
4Play-by-play announcer for the Los Angeles Dodgers (completing 50th year with the team) [1999]
5Has embarked on his 57th season of providing play-by-play for the Dodgers. [April 2006]
6He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
7Has called four perfectly pitched games in his career, with three of them being against the Dodgers. Don Larsen, NYY, 10/8/1956; Sandy Koufax, LA, 9/9/1965; Tom Browning, CIN, 9/16/1988; Denis Martinez, MON, 7/28/1991.
8Ranked #1 by the American Sportscasters Association in its list of the Top 50 Sportscasters of All-Time (January 2009).
9Inducted into the American Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame in 1992.
10Was the inspiration behind Chris Carter's decision to name Gillian Anderson's character "Dana Scully" on The X-Files.
11Vin Scully was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1995.
12Received baseball's Ford C. Frick Award for broadcasters, 1982.
13Sportscaster


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